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Grief

ACTIVISM: Extinction Rebellion is a rapidly growing climate protest movement, which seeks to convert love of nature, and the rage over political inaction, into collective action. But what is the political potential of grief? [Director Andrea Culková]
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iHUMAN

TECHNOLOGY: This chilling and critical AI-documentary almost succumbs to the dark fascinations it depicts, leaving a strong and unsettling impression of nascent digital powers outgrowing human control. [Director Tonje Hessen Schei]
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ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch

CLIMATE: By making us witnesses to our consumption of the Earth, Anthropocene – the Human Epoch is a planetary portrait that makes room for nuanced irony and wonder, even while urging moral outcry. [Director Jennifer Baichwahl, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky]
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The Sea of Shadows

ECOLOGY: The making of this film is itself an integral part of a drama involving the Chinese mafia, Mexican fishermen pushed into crime, fearless activists, frightened policemen and a rare species of mini whales. [Director Richard Ladkani]

Hi, A.I.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: The most striking feature of this documentary is the contrast between the awkward shortcomings of the robot and the patience by which they are welcomed into their human coaches lives. [Director Isa Willinger]

Intelligent care for a world in disorder

PHILOSOPHY: The central argument in The Neganthropocene is that the world is at risk of lapsing into a nihilistic state, as our failure to care for it becomes ever more manifest. But the challenge Stiegler takes upon himself is to show the way to an alternative anthropology.

Opposite views of the resource crisis

The prophets say we have to turn back, the wizards conjure new paths. In an effective mix of polemics and cultural history, this book shows that the environment is a product of the ideas we have about it.

Save Europe from itself

Europe suffers from an unclear crisis: The forces that should unite us are absent, while the contradictions that should generate change are too vague. A philosophical diagnostic of Europe’s sickness is required in order to prepare a sound political struggle.

A time for everything and nothing

When our faith in grand narratives erodes as our lives become increasingly hectic, time itself loses its direction and meaning.

Power in the age of impotence

Franco Berardi suggests to us a new activism – not through revolutionary changes, but through a systematic effort to develop a humane and free society.
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